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Conditions
4.7
Value
5.0
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.9
Pace
4.9
Amenities
4.4
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4.8
Value
5.0
Layout
4.8
Pace
5.0
Amenities
4.4
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4.8
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4.7
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Layout
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Pace
5.0
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About

Holes 18
Type
Style Parkland
Par 69
Length 5658 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

The history of the Scottish Borders comes alive at Minto Golf Course, an 18-hole championship run that will challenge golfers of all levels while giving them scenic views of the local countryside. Near the 17th-century village of Denholm, Minto Golf Club was established in 1928.

A mainstay of the Scottish Borders popular Freedom of the Fairways program, Minto has spent more than a decade in a non-stop effort to improve every aspect of the course. The results are well-maintained fairways and greens and a delightful round of golf. With the hard work of the dedicated staff, Minto Golf Club - set in rolling parkland with mature woodland - has earned a reputation as one of the most well-maintained golf courses in the Southern part of Scotland.

Minto GolfClub's signature hole is undoubtedly No.12, a 267-yard par 4 named "Everest." A tight drive through the tree-lined fairway is demanded, and the approach shot takes you to a a small, postage stamp green where trouble lurks behind. The No. 11 hole, named "Dunion," is possibly the most scenic hole on this incredibly scenic course, as golfers will have awe-inspiring views Dunion Hill on the left and the Border hills to the right.

Following your round at this course that plays more than 5,600 yards and to a par of 69, enjoy a relaxing time on the patio to soak in more of the brilliant Scottish Border ambiance.

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Course Details

Year Built 1928

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Mastercard
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Locker Rooms

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Great Britain & Ireland (2021 #19)

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4.9
30 Reviews (30)
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Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Fantastic views from a great course

First time playing Minto. Played most courses in the Borders. Would say this is one of the best. Course was in good nick given the time of year and wet weather. Greens had recently been hollow tined but ran true. Will definitely go back next year in the better weather. members were approachable and friendly. Felt welcome.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course, friendly and helpful staff.

We’ve played here twice. Great course, holes offering a variety of challenges.
Staff have always been friendly and helpful.
Our only gripe is the condition of the road into the course. It looks like the RAF have cluster bombed it. The potholes are spring/shock absorber wreckers so be careful.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 15
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Sit back and relax.

We haven't enjoyed a game of golf as good as this for many months...Everything from the course to the friendly members was top notch...
Can't speak to highly of the whole experience...

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Great course

A really nice course and friendly staff.

Would definitely play again :)

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

lovely course well laid out in superb condition with some spctacular holes,well worth the money,we will be back again .

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A gem

Fabulous course in great condition. Friendly bar staff.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Our round

First time playing this lovely course, but be prepared this is a tuff walk, felt we needed a oxygen bottle after some of the holes.
Course was in great condition, some of the views from certain tees are stunning and certainly take your breath away.
Would we play it again you bet we would.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First time at Minto

My husband and I played at Minto on 7th July on a lovely sunny day . The course was quiet and it was a pleasure to play in such a beautiful setting . The fairways were in excellent condition and although some of the greens were a bit bumpy it didn’t spoil our game. This was our first time here and we found it easy to navigate. We had a drink on the patio afterwards, the bar staff were friendly and welcoming and from what little we saw inside the clubhouse looked very smart and inviting. We would definitely like to play again sometime.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great course

I was in the area so booked 18 holes at short notice. When I arrived at the Club I discovered my tee slot was in the middle of a Texas scramble comp. When I got to the first tee it was already being used by members. Not to worry I teed off eventually but then got held up by the groups ahead. I was one they were four players. Two groups let me through in quick succession pointing out to me that the course was now clear ahead of me which it was.The rest of my round was delay free. The course was in great condition. The greens though had been tyned recently and were a bit unpredictable. However I still had a good round. After my game I thought I would pop in to the clubhouse for a cuppa which I did. The room was full and I witnessed the prize giving for the comp which had taken place. The members were very friendly and the whole experience was very enjoyable. If I lived in the area I would certainly consider joining Minto.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A gem of a course

We played the course early morning, as it is very popular. The course is always presented in beautiful condition, it presents a good challenge for golfers of all abilities and the greens especially require your full attention. We enjoyed a very warm welcome from staff and members alike.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Minto golf club

The friendliest golf club I have ever visited , they could not do enough for us .
Brought tee forward , arranged 2. Buggies at the last minute ( which you need as very hilly course )
Chatted all around the course and after the round .

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Well kept course, beautiful views

Course is well appointed & in good condition. Crossing other fairways at right angles a potential danger if the course is busy Lovely views , very well maintained. Played during Covid so no facilities open today but may be soon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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